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Craig Kelley

Is flashing your headlights protected by the First Amendment?

Have you ever warned another motorist approaching a speed trap by flashing your lights?  A driver in Ellisville, MO did and was ticketed for improper flashing of signals.  He chose to fight the ticket and refused to plead guilty, causing […]

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Should Motorcycles Have A Special Exception To Red Lights?

The Nebraska unicameral is currently exploring a proposed bill, introduced by Nebraska State Senator Paul Schumacher, which would allow motorcyclists to drive through red traffic lights if the…

Craig Kelley

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Share the Road

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has declared May “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month”, a national safety initiative with a focus on getting motorists and…

Craig Kelley

Elk Horn, Iowa Motorcycle Rider Dead Due to Inattentiveness of SUV Driver – Could Faster D.O.T. Response Have PREVENTED THIS Accident

Ross Boeck will NEVER know if faster response by our own Federal Government would have saved his life. The City of Harlan, Iowa has been waiting since LAST year for response on their Petition to the…

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“HOW TO PROPERLY INSURE YOUR MOTORCYLE” Presented to Offutt Riders’ Association Group

Spring is here. As such, riding season will so be back in full swing!.
You should have proper COMPREHENSIVE UMBRELLA insurance coverage on your motorcycle, as well as your home or your car. Last…

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Naitional Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Campaign to Start the End of this Week

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has designated May, 2008, as NAtional Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Tne NHTSA has also developed a Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month…

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Nebraska State Harley Owners’ Group Rally Set in Fremont in 2008

Head to Fremont, NE for the 2008 Nebraska State H.O.G. Rally during Memorial Day Weekend May 23rd-25th. This area is rich in history and beautiful surroundings. Your days will be filled with fun…

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Deer Cause Another Motorccyle Accident Fatality in Iowa

amp Deer The Gazette Online reports another deer accident As an avid motorcyclist I hate em They cause me an experienced rider to avoid dawn and dusk when they move which is a real…

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Another Failure to Yield Motorcycle Fatalities Accident

Occurred last night in East Central Iowa, as reported in the Newton (IA Daily News:
Local authorities are investigating an accident that killed a Newton woman and a Des Moines man Wednesday night…

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Iowa State Bridges Among Worst in Nation

A Washington-based non-profit transportation research group (TRIP) has determined that 622 Iowa bridges are one point away from being structurally decifient. Among the worst in the state are two Sioux City bridges. According to TRIP, 21% of of the stae bridges are deficient with another 6% qualifying as functionally obsolete. Repairing or replacing the defective bridges would cost the state…